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Class I Railroads

News and analysis focused on shipping and Class I U.S. railroads such as CSX Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad and Kansas City Southern Railway.

 

Commentary

CSX Transportation’s overhaul does not capture the enormity of changes rippling through the US intermodal industry.

News & Analysis

18 Dec 2017
Shippers in the vicinity of the port could save hundreds of dollars to move goods through the Port of New York and New Jersey.
18 Dec 2017
Acting CEO James Foote may have to reach out to disgruntled shippers in executing the late Hunter Harrison’s precision railroading strategy.
15 Dec 2017
CSX said Harrison is taking a leave due to unexpected complications from a recent illness.
21 Nov 2017
The two major Mexican railroads have a shot at convincing shippers to convert more of their cargo from roads and highways to the tracks.
04 Nov 2017
There’s plenty of innovation and potential pitfalls coming down the tracks.
01 Nov 2017
Double stacking trains is more efficient than single stacking trains and increases the capacity and the economies of scale of each train.
01 Nov 2017
As intermodal rail container and trailer volumes hit historic highs, pressure, that may lift pricing in 2018 and beyond, is building.
30 Oct 2017
“Last year, there were hardly any robberies.”
27 Oct 2017
CSX Transportation discontinued more domestic intermodal services in an overhaul to build cargo density amid peak season.
26 Oct 2017
Savannah rail project promises two-day faster hinterland transits to Southeast and Midwest shippers.